Stories with tag: "Alzheimer's Disease"


Fueling RUSH’s Future

Donor-supported endowments drive the work of RUSH University faculty members in perpetuity
From left to right: Kumar B. Rajan, PhD; Amina Ahmed, MD; John W. Burns, PhD; Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS; and Monique Reed, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN.
Brain Health & Conditions

Creating Social Connections

David A. González, PhD, ABPP, examines the effects of loneliness on motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Dr. David Gonzalez speaks with a patient

Enduring Trials, Achieving Greatness and Bridging Gaps

For Golden Lamp Society scholarship recipient Charlene Gamboa, PhD ’21, being a trailblazer has come with big challenges — and rewards
Charlene Gamboa, PhD
Brain Health & Conditions

What’s the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon?

RUSH experts explain what you should know about these distinct, yet complementary, specialties
Neuro differences
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and Daytime Napping Linked in New Research

Longer and more frequent napping was correlated with worse cognition
Alzheimer’s Disease

Experts Share Tips for Reducing Dementia Risk

RUSH physician-researcher on panel recommending ways to stave off cognitive decline
Older adult couple dancing
Alzheimer’s Disease

Researcher Aims To Diversify Alzheimer's Data

Black older adults often underrepresented in studies of aging and brain health
Lisa Barnes, PhD

Martha Clare Morris, ScD, 1955-2020

Rush pioneer researcher of the connection between diet and Alzheimer’s disease, Martha Clare Morris, ScD, died peacefully following a battle with cancer
Martha Clare Morris

Study Links Antioxidant Flavonol With Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s

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Brain Health & Conditions

A Way to Withstand Alzheimer’s Disease Is in Sight

The director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center envisions a solution to the disease